Winter 1979-80

Issue 04

“You have seen hell where the souls of poor sinners go. To save them, God wishes to establish in the world devotion to My Immaculate Heart. If people do what l tell them many souls will be saved, and there will be peace.”

Our Lady of Fatima

Dear Friends of Our Lady
by Father Nicholas Gruner, S.T.L., S.T.D. (Cand.)
In this letter, Father Gruner thanks all the friends of Our Lady who supported the Apostolate throughout the previous year and reports on his recent visit to Rome, where he was an advisor to an international meeting of priests and lay people concerned with making known the Message of Our Lady of Fatima. Also, reprinted here is a letter from Father John Magee, Pope John Paul II’s personal secretary, assuring Father Gruner of the Pope’s support.

I Know That Prayer Can Convert Russia
by Hamish Fraser
We publish here the complete text of a talk about Our Lady of Fatima, given by former-Communist Hamish Fraser in Paris to over 10,000 people, shortly after his conversion to the Catholic Faith. The author’s background is also provided.

Jesus, Our Eucharistic Love (Part I)
by Father Stefano Manelli, S.T.D.
This is the first installment from Father Stefano Manelli’s book, Jesus, Our Eucharistic Love, reprinted as a series in The Fatima Crusader. This first part discusses the Eucharist as the presence of God among us, and knowing, loving and living the Eucharist.

Our Lady of Fatima Promotes the Ancient Devotion to the Brown Scapular
While the Miracle of the Sun was taking place on October 13, 1917, the three little Fatima seers were privileged with other visions. The last vision, seen by Lucia alone, was of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, crowned as Queen of Heaven and Earth, with Her little Child upon Her knee. This article also provides a history of the Carmelites and the Brown Scapular.

Recent Events
Report on recent visits of the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue across Canada.